College can be expensive, but it’s important to consider what you get from your education. The return on investment at Indiana University Bloomington is impressive: we’ll help you get a good job or get into graduate school, choose and prepare for a career, and most of all, live a fulfilling life.
Return on Investment
of IU seniors feel they’ve acquired job- or work-related knowledge and skills
of IU seniors have had an internship or a field experience, a big advantage during a job search
A successful career
Whatever you want to do after college, an IU education will prepare you for it. Research shows that the skills students learn at IU—like problem solving, communication, and information analysis—are also the skills that employers covet the most in new hires.
And that’s just the start. Through internships and other career-enhancing experiences, personalized guidance from faculty, networking with alumni, and our distinctive two-tiered career services that help you identify your path and follow it, you’ll get ready to make the most of your post-IU opportunities.Learn about career preparation, and get started
Great preparation for graduate or professional school
The skills you develop at IU also prepare you for top graduate programs nationwide (including here). The percentages of IU students admitted to law school (94%) and medical school (54%) exceed the national averages (76% and 44%).Explore pre-professional study
A satisfying life
Our alumni are happy with their educations. They find meaning in what they’re doing. They have fulfilling lives. Often it’s because they’re doing what they love. And often, they discovered what they love at IU.